Blackhaven Game Walkthrough
Welcome to the Blackhaven walkthrough! In this game, you're playing Kendra Turner, a young college student interning at Blackhaven Hall. At first, you're just doing your job normally. But soon, you'll be caught in a spider of secrets and conspiracies revolving around the history of Blackhaven Hall Plantation, possibly affecting not only Kendra's future but the Blackhaven museum's as well. Are you ready to discover the hidden truth? If so, fasten your seatbelt because we are ready to roll.
Welcome to the Blackhaven walkthrough! In this game, you're playing Kendra Turner, a young college student interning at Blackhaven Hall.
At first, you're just doing your job normally. But soon, you'll be caught in a spider of secrets and conspiracies revolving around the history of Blackhaven Hall Plantation, possibly affecting not only Kendra's future but the Blackhaven museum's as well. Are you ready to discover the hidden truth? If so, fasten your seatbelt because we are ready to roll.
After you've entered the Blackhaven Hall Historical Society museum, you can choose to explore your surroundings first if you want. Walk with the WASD keys, run with the Shift key, and Zoom in with the F key. To interact or pick up an object, click the left mouse button. Press R to put back the object you are holding or to exit an interaction.
Once you've got a feel of the game's control, check your email by approaching the reception desk on the left side of the main hall. Use the computer, click on the email icon and check all of the incoming messages. You don't need to read all of them--just check the latest one. Afterward, pick up a digital guide on the left side of the desk. Then, grab the headphones next to it and head to the gallery.
The Museum Gallery
Once you've entered the gallery, you'll automatically undertake the gallery quiz. Here is the list of the questions, along with how to answer them.
Who added the famous columned porch to Blackhaven Hall? To answer this, scan the QR code beside the Portrait of Samuel Harwood on the left near the entrance.
Which piece of furniture matches Sarah's dress in the Hardwood family portrait? From the entrance, walk ahead and turn right where you should find a yellow Settee (chair). Scan the code.
Which object was discovered in the ruins of the servants' quarters? Walk slightly ahead from the settee, and you should find a collection of tableware. Scan the broken Teapot.
What is the only fictional publication in the gallery? Across the teapot, you should find a collection of books dubbed as The New World's Greatest Library. Scan the QR code of The Works of Mr. William Shakespeare.
Which object might have been used by Farmer Joe? Walk further to find a large room where the Punched Tin Lantern is located at the center. Scan its code.
Which object used to sit atop Blackhaven Hall? Near the gallery's exit, find the ornament of Weathervane and scan the QR code.
What object is the only modern reproduction in the gallery? Go back to the section where you found Shakespeare's book. Just beside the books, scan the Camera Obscura.
Which candlesticks are younger than Elizabeth Harwood? On the left side of the book, you should see a collection of candlesticks. Scan the Silverplate Candlesticks.
What did Thomas Harwood write in response to the Virginia Governor? Navigate to the large room again and look for a blue officer's coat. Don't scan the coat--scan Our Present Crisis directly on its right instead.
Which artifacts pair nicely with Blackhaven tobacco? Near the gallery's exit, you should see an assortment of artifacts consisting of jugs, horseshoes, shovels, and more. Among the artifacts, scan the Pipes.
After you've correctly answered all the questions, exit the gallery and head to the reception desk once again, read the instructions paper. Answer the phone when it's ringing to hear a man babbling. Afterward, head outside towards the main house, where you can see the remnants of the Blackhaven Hall Plantation.
The Blackhaven Hall Plantation
Don't go straight to the main house. Use the guided tour app to listen to audio explanations of every tour plaques around the former tobacco plantation. First, listen to the Grounds plaque just outside of the museum's exit. Afterward, take the left pathway until you find the Grand Entrance plaque in front of the mansion and scan the plaque. Then, scan the Front Porch plaque directly in front of the house. Once you've finished, enter the mansion through the front door.
Scan the first plaque you encounter inside the house named Foyer. Afterward, head to the dining room on the left and go straight to the house's outside. Scan the Ballroom plaque near the paintings of footsteps on the ground. If you want, scan the bonus Make Your Debut plaque. Go further to the left and down the stairs. Scan the Defiant Gate plaque beside the bench.
Head around to the rear side of the mansion and enter the underground cellar. Scan the Cellar plaque. Navigate outside of the cellar and towards the benches facing the river on the house's rear side. Scan the River View plaque. Once you've finished, get back inside the house through the rear door and climb the stairs all the way to the top. Once you're at the very top, scan the Observation Deck plaque.
Next, go downstairs to the second floor to scan the Elevated Walkway. Head left and walk through the platform to the front porch balcony. Scan the Balcony plaque. Continue back out and take a left to the Bedroom and scan it. Head to the rear balcony overlooking the river to scan the Battle of Blackhaven plaque.
Head back to the ground level, take a left, and continue to the Library site. Scan its plaque. Head down the stairs and to the right to scan the final plaque, Farewell. Once you've scanned all of the plaques, head back to the museum to have lunch.
After having lunch, answer the ringing phone to get an achievement. Afterward, head to the archive, enter the reading room. Next, head to the archive room and inspect the left-most box in the room. Make sure you grab folder number 18 from inside the box. Get back to the reading room and scan all of the documents inside the folder. Make sure you read each of the pages closely first, then scan them. Return the folder to the box. Put away the box back to the appropriate spot on the shelf.
Inspect the right-most box in the archive room this time. Grab folder number 9. Do the same steps as above to the documents, the folder, and the box. Inspect the last box and grab folder number 6. You know what to do.
After you've done with all the boxes, head to Helen's office down the hallway and drop the archive key on her desk. Afterward, use Helen's computer. Next, go to the archive room again, where the boxes are located, and open the old file cabinet tucked away in the corner. Grab the document and use the scanner to check it out. Read through all of the documents.
Congratulations, you've finished around two-thirds of Blackhaven!